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The Connection Between Economic Crisis and Cryptocurrency

Out of all the mainstream hysteria about crypto that we have heard in 2017, one question of the utmost importance often goes unasked: why now, and what is happening to fiat currency? Bitcoin has existed since 2009.  There have been many ups and downs between then and now.  But nothing like what 2017 brought.  The [...]

By |2017-12-23T14:39:28-07:00December 23rd, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary, Predictions|

Will Commodity Prices Reverse Course and Head Higher Soon?

The factories and people of the world need commodities, crude oil, copper, nickel, coffee, wheat and others. But listening to the media, we might think paper stocks, bonds (debt) and Bitcoin are all that matter. Think about it…after a quick trip to your favorite coffee shop, while you enjoy a coffee and muffin, and watch [...]

By |2017-12-21T11:45:08-07:00December 21st, 2017|Commodities, Predictions|

GDXJ Sell Off is a Blessing in Disguise

I. The Bond Market Loses Confidence in the Fed After the Fed hiked rates and highlighted their balance sheet unwinding plans last week, bond yields further dropped. This means there is a significant lack of confidence in the economy and doubt in the Fed by bond investors. Why does this matter? Because bond investors are [...]

10 Predictions for 2017: Gold, Stocks, Trump, Putin and War

"As for me, all I know is that I know nothing." - Socrates The quote is a paradox within itself, but sums up the outlook of anyone that has gleaned a grain of wisdom in their life. Yet, here I am offering predictions for the future, a thing one could know with even less certainty [...]